Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight
Who won Barber vs Rosa?
Maycee Barber beat Montana De La Rosa by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade, on Saturday 23rd April 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 30-27, 30-27 in favor of winner Maycee Barber.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Barber vs Rosa stats
Maycee Barber stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Montana De La Rosa made her way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Barber had a massive power advantage over Rosa, boasting at 56% knock out percentage over Rosa's 0%.
Maycee Barber was the younger woman by 3 years, at 24 years old.
Rosa had a height advantage of 2 inches over Barber. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Barber was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made her debut in 2017, 2 year and 9 months later than Rosa, whose first professional fight was in 2014. She had fought 22 less professional rounds, 28 to Rosa's 50.
Barber vs Rosa form
Barber had beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had won against Miranda Maverick at UFC Vegas 32 on 24th July 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Alexa Grasso at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had won against Gillian Robertson at UFC on ESPN 6 on 18th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at TD Garden, Boston.
Before that, she had beat JJ Aldrich at UFC on ESPN+ 6 on 23rd March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville.
She had defeated Hannah Cifers at UFC Fight Night 139 on 10th November 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Pepsi Center, Denver.
Rosa had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In her last fight before this contest, she had won against Ariane Lipski at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in the United States.
Previous to that, she had lost to Viviane Araujo at UFC Vegas 9 on 5th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had won against Mara Borella at UFC on ESPN+ 25 on 15th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho.
Before that, she had been beaten by Andrea Lee at UFC on ESPN+ 12 on 22nd June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville.
She had defeated Nadia Kassem at UFC 234 on 9th February 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Montana De La Rosa had been fighting more than Maycee Barber.
Going to this contest, Maycee Barber had last fought 10 months ago, while Montana De La Rosa's last outing had been 11 months and 19 days ago.
Barber's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 14 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 8 months and 15 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Rosa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 15 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.